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hearings have begun for james comey, the former bush administration official tapped by president obama to head the fbi. on tuesday, he told an fbi judiciary committee that he now sees waterboarding as a form of torture, a shift from 2005 when he signed off on a memo justifying its use. he also gave his backing to president obama's to round program, saying it is under sufficient oversight. he is well known for reauthorizing the president spy program while forcing the bush administration to make changes. we will have more on his confirmation hearings later in the broadcast. a group of same-sex couples have filed suit challenging pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban, the first case over seat -- seeking to overturn a gay marriage ban since last month's right.n to defend that in julia lubork spoke from the pennsylvania capitol in harrisburg. >> there is public sentiment here that is rolling ever forward toward freedom to marry. >> it is a tragedy that talented, loving, productive citizens have to leave the state because their marriage is not recognized. >> the aclu plans to file similar cases
obama wants to head the fbi has been facing tough questions. he defended many of the controversial policies he had while serving in the bush administration. we have a report. thatere seems little doubt fbi, comey will head the but what is in doubt is if he will allow tortured to continue. as a senior official in the bush administration, comey earned praise for pushing back against domestic surveillance, but there is what he did condone, indefinite detention and so- called enhanced interrogation of so-called others. >> do you believe that waterboarding is illegal? >> yes. >> thank you. and would you answer this question no matter who was president? >> oh, yes. that may explanation not satisfy many of the 13,000 explanation that may not satisfy many of the 1300 fbi agents, and some are pressing comey further, about an explanation that talked about those techniques being used individually. >> he did not reject the memos that justified torture, that he endorsed. >> indeed, since the september 11 attacks, the u.s. fbi has transformed itself from domestic law enforcement to an agency foc
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